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Wrongful Death at Rock Hill Daycare Leads to $16 Million Settlement and Safety Changes 
February 13, 2024

On the eve of trial, Yarborough Applegate secured a $16 million settlement for the parents of a six-month-old infant who died after being improperly placed on his side for a nap at a South Carolina daycare.

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Yarborough Applegate Attorneys Liam Duffy and John Dodds Publish Book, Dealing with Objections to Written Discovery
January 24, 2024

The first-of-its-kind release continues to educate the state Bar and Judiciary on the impropriety of written discovery obstruction and gamesmanship by providing a picture of the judicial landscape on those issues across the state.

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Enhancing Case Value Through Technology: Attorney Liam Duffy Presents at SCAJ’s Advanced Trial Lawyers College
January 9, 2024

Several hundred fellow trial lawyers and other legal professionals attended the seminar, including his talk on “Tech-Savvy Tips for Enhancing Case Value & Improving Evidence Presentations.” 

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Yarborough Applegate Law Firm Welcomes Attorney Megan M. Early-Soppa
January 4, 2024

Most recently a partner at Moseley Marcinak Law Group and having honed her skills navigating complex insurance defense cases, Early-Soppa brings extensive experience in trucking and transportation litigation to the plaintiffs’ side.

A Legacy Case, a Tenacious Team, and a Stronger Community: Yarborough Applegate Reflects on 2023
December 21, 2023

As we close the books on 2023, we wanted to take a moment to recognize the dedicated and passionate team here at Yarborough Applegate, and share some of our longstanding community partners you might be inspired to support this season of giving.

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Holiday Celebrations and Social Host Liability: What You Need to Know
December 19, 2023

With the holiday party season at its peak, now is a great time to refresh on what everyone should know about safe alcohol service in South Carolina.

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Yarborough Applegate Obtains First Jury Verdict in the Country Holding Amazon Liable for Injuries Caused by Blue Delivery Vans
December 15, 2023

This case marks the first time Amazon has tested with a jury the issue of whether it will be held responsible for injuries caused by one of 285,000 drivers it calls independent contractors. 

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Yarborough Applegate Joins WakeUp Carolina for Giving Breakfast Celebrating Community, Hope, and Family
December 13, 2023

As attorneys for victims of drunk and drugged driving, we are all too familiar with the devastating outcomes of substance abuse. It’s just one of the many reasons we are driven to support the addiction and recovery support nonprofit WakeUp Carolina.

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Attorney Spotlight: Liam Duffy on Trial Practice, the Man in the Arena, and Making it Personal
November 16, 2023

Liam Duffy shares what has shaped him, what drives him, and what he hopes his lasting legacy will be.

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Yarborough Applegate Team Walks Like MADD to Support Victims of Drunk Driving
November 1, 2023

Last weekend, Yarborough Applegate rallied in support of MADD South Carolina at the annual Lowcountry Walk Like MADD fundraiser that raises awareness and funds to eliminate drunk and drugged driving.

What is Insurance Bad Faith?
September 19, 2023

In South Carolina, insurance coverage is a necessary part of life—from home to auto, life to long-term care. We take out policies and work hard to pay our monthly premiums, trusting that should we need to file a claim, our insurer will be there for us. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. 

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Yarborough Applegate Sponsors Neighbors Together 40th Birthday Bash
September 11, 2023

As Neighbors Together celebrates its 40th birthday this week, Yarborough Applegate continues its support of the social service organization by serving as the presenting sponsor of a community Birthday Bash.

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